Low Risk Food Preparation Operative

Posted 06 March 2024
Salary £11.72
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameTammy Sanderson
Expiry date 19 April 2024

Job description

Why Greencore?

You may not have heard of us, but we’re sure you’ve tried our products because we supply food for the all the major supermarkets in the UK.

Here at Manton Wood, we have a team of around 1,700 colleagues. We produce sandwiches and wraps for some of the biggest retailers in the UK including Co-op, Asda, Morrisons, Boots, Aldi and Lidl.

Our Manton Wood site has a gym, restaurant with hot food and a staff shop available to all our colleagues.


What you'll be doing

As a Preparation Operative you will be an essential part of the Preparation team.

 Working in the busy preparation area you will be ensuring our ingredients our prepared to the highest quality and standards.

Working as part of the low-risk team preparing raw material and ingredients to be used to make our products.

No experience is necessary we offer full training and will support you in your role here and can even offer you progression and career opportunities!

This a physical role which requires some heavy lifting. (Max 15kg)



*       Receiving orders from prep for amounts of veg required

*       Prepping veg to required amounts (use of knives involved). Safety PPE provided

*       Set up and running of machinery (veg washers, sanitising tunnels), ensuring procedure for veg washing are followed

*       Cleaning of machinery between product runs

*       Completion of traceability paperwork, including batch codes, use by dates etc

*       Booking of stock on computer using Aurora system

*       Report any issues with equipment to coordinator/manager

*       Adhere to health & safety policies and quality standards


What we’re looking for

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make everyday taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity.

*       Able to read and write in English

*       Ability to work as part of a team to complete orders

*       Basic level of Maths required (weighing amounts in KGs, booking amounts on computer)

*       Great attention to detail (completing traceability paperwork, important to be accurate)

*       Diligent and punctual

*       Strong communication skills and desire to work with other team members.

*       Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return

*       Competitive salary and job-related benefits

*       Holidays

*       Pension up to 8% matched

*       Life insurance up to 4x salary

*       Company share save scheme

*       Greencore Qualifications

*       Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform

*       Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.